Microsoft clubs its Research, Information Platform, Bing and Cortana divisions to intensify its work …

Continuing to stress its commitment to Artificial Intelligence and research and development in the field, Microsoft has announced the formation of a brand new Microsoft AI and Research Group.  The announcement comes barely a day after a group of some of the largest corporate entities in the world including Google, Facebook and Microsoft professed that they were joining hands to set up a Partnership on AI.The newly formed will group will have almost 5,000 engineers and scientists who will be headed by Executive Vice President Harry Shum — a 2 decade Microsoft veteran, with vast experience in the field. Microsoft is combining a bunch of departments and teams that rely heavily upon AI, to form this unified team. The Microsoft AI and Research group will also consist of teams that have hitherto been…


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